His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s two days event in Budapest sold out – Free webcast of the teaching and public talk
Budapest, 6 September 2010: – The Organizing Committee of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visit to Budapest are very happy to announce that the tickets for the two days Buddhist teachings and public talk by His Holiness the Dalai Lama are completely sold out. We are exited by the tremendous public interest and support in His Holiness the Dalai Lama and his message of love, kindness and compassion.
For the 18 and 19 September weekend event, about 22,400 tickets have been sold (the venue’s daily seating capacity are 11,200 people). Daily we continue to receive request for tickets. People from 32 countries have purchase tickets. Large numbers of people are arriving from Russia, Romanian and Transylvania. As it is impossible to accommodate more seats in the Papp László Budapest Sport Arena, the visit’s Organising Committee will provide live webcast of the two days event free of charge. For details kindly visit the official visit’s website http://www.dalailama-budapest.hu
Honorary Citizenship Award
We are extremely happy that the General Assembly of the City of Budapest has unanimously voted on 26 August to award His Holiness the Dalai Lama the prestigious Honorary Citizenship Award. We the Hungarian Buddhist Communities would like to express our gratitude to the General Assembly of the City of Budapest.
The forthcoming visit by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Hungary will be the seventh time. The first visit was nearly thirty years ago in 1982. His Holiness the Dalia Lama will arrive in Budapest on 17 September evening and leave on 21 September morning.
The Dalai Lama live on the web via live interactive free broadcast at EsoGuru.com
All the 22400 seats were sold out for the Dalai Lama teachings this September. To enable everyone to take part EsoGuru.com will provide their unique solution to broadcast the event live on the web. It will be free and interactive.
(I-Newswire) September 6, 2010 – All 22,000 tickets sold out – a solution emerged
All the seats were sold out at the newest sport stadium in Hungary. The mailboxes of the organizers became full with emails begging for more tickets to hear His Holiness The Dalai Lama giving a speech this month.
“EsoGuru.com has offered their unique solution to broadcast the speech live on the web and we have jumped on the possibility. This will be a ground breaking event for the Dalai Lama, as this way everybody can watch his teachings!” – said Zsolt Balogh, member of the Organizing Committee.
Live interactive webcast
The live broadcast will be available in six languages, and repeated 10 hours later so people in any time zone of the Globe can watch it conveniently.
“The webcast will be interactive as the visitors can chat and instantly comment on what they see and what they hear. This will be a truly unique community event! – said Dr. Jeno Torocsik founder of EsoGuru.com.
On September 18th and 19th not only the 22,400 ticket holders but many more around the world, will be able to get the amazing experience of seeing and hearing His Holiness the Dalai Lama live and all free!
“We will tremendously increase the number of viewers with the help of EsoGuru.com.. We are glad that His Holiness representatives has supported the idea and especially glad that the broadcast will be free of charge.” – said Zsolt Balogh, member of the Organizing Committee.
Just 10% of the ticket buyers are Buddhists, so 90% of the attendees are coming to hear His Holiness regardless of their religion or beliefs
“It is great honor that he will talk to the whole world from Hungary. Hungarians have always lead in innovation, it is a country that gave the highest number of Nobel Laureates per capita to the world.” – said Dr. Jeno Torocsik founder of EsoGuru.com.
A Spiritual meeting point
People around the whole world will form a spiritual net around the globe by watching His Holiness the Dalai Lama and interacting with each other on EsoGuru.com.
About His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is both the temporal and the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. He frequently states that his life is guided by three major commitments: the promotion of basic human values or secular ethics in the interest of human happiness, the fostering of inter-religious harmony and the welfare of the Tibetan people, focusing on the survival of their identity, culture and religion.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the Ambassador of peace. In 1989 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for the liberation of Tibet. He has consistently advocated policies of non-violence, even in the face of extreme aggression. He is well known for his concerns for global environmental problems.
The teachings His Holiness will take place on September 18th and 19th. It consists of An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, Blessing and Initiation, and Compassion: The Art of Happiness.